OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

MIDLAND CITY COUNCIL

 

A regular meeting of the City Council was held on Monday, January 10, 2011, at 7:00 p.m.  Mayor Donker presided with all Councilmen present.

 

Held public hearing and approved Zoning Petition No. 573 – rezoning property located at 800 Commerce Drive from Larkin Township to Community Commercial Zoning.

 

Held public hearing and approved amendment to the 2010-11 General Fund Budget to allow distribution of captured City taxes relating to the 2008 Brownfield Reimbursement Agreement with Hotel Holdings Cinema, L.L.C.  

 

Held public hearing and approved amendment to the 2010-11 General Fund budget to recognize donations totaling $250,000 from The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation and the Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation for repairs at Plymouth Pool. 

 

Held first reading of an ordinance amending Sec. 21-73 – General Recreation Fees.

 

Approved the sale of vacant lot at 1005 North Street.

 

Approved the sale of vacant lot at 3308 Aaron Court.

 

Received and filed the City and County of Midland Joint Building Authority audit for the year ended June 30, 2010.

 

Approved request from Midland Young Life to conduct a 5k race on Saturday, May 14, 2011.

 

Approved request from Angelman Syndrome Foundation to conduct a walkathon on Saturday, May 21, 2011.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,400 gallons of diesel fuel from Karbowski Oil of Bay City, Michigan for $33,690.28 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on December 17, 2010.

 

Waived bid requirement and approved purchase of 13,400 gallons of unleaded fuel from Hirschman Oil of Reese, Michigan for $32,548.60 that was executed by the Purchasing Agent on December 29, 2010.

 

Authorized execution of Change Order No. 4 to the contract with The Christman Company of Lansing, Michigan for the Construction of the Gas-to-Energy Plant and the Landfill Gas Compressor Building, bringing the total contract to $8,518,061.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, January 24, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. on the proposed Brownfield Redevelopment Plan #7.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, January 24, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. on a request from The Dow Chemical Company for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate application relating to buildings 1351 and 1353.

 

Set public hearing for Monday, January 24, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. on a request from The Dow Chemical Company for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate application relating to buildings 564, 591 and 954.

 

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Summary contains only City Council action.  Discussion items by citizens are not included.  Details on Council meetings may be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office or a video of the entire meeting may be purchased from MCTV at 837-3477.

 

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Selina Tisdale                                                              John E. Duso

City Clerk                                                                    Assistant City Manager

Midland, Michigan